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237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
+1 215-625-8800
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (460 reviews)
“tasting menu” (179 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
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Winchester, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Oh my Lord, where do I begin. Service was outstanding. Personal and attentive. Tapas sized portions. Gold star Red beer was great. I struggle to pick my fav. Lamb skews. Six salads. Custard. Pickled veggies. Pan fried cheese with walnuts. My heart may explode, and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

For people who pay attention to what is happening in the US culinary world, Michael Solomonov's name is well-known. He is a James Beard award winner and has a highly-regarded cookbook also by the name Zahav. I have been to many "celebrity" chef restaurants and...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My fish time dining in Zahav Philadelphia and I'm in love the food! From the Salatim to the main dish plus the dessert, OMG! I was in heaven! Super good that I couldn't even get up of my chair because I was stuffed! The whole...More

Thank Pinay P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with a colleague. We opted for the tasting menu which included salads and hummus for the first course, 2 small plate selections, and one protein/grill for each of us that we shared. The hummus was very good. All the plates were nicely...More

Thank Damian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an enjoyable experience. We sat at the bar and the bartender walked us through the menu and helped us select our dishes. We had a wonderful experience.

Thank tommij880
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wevisited Zahav with another couple and had a really great evening. We all had the tasting menu and there was plenty of good food.The service was good but somewhat rushed. I can't say that anything was amazing and I really don't understand the long wait...More

Thank Shari W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place will give you the best Mediterranean meal you've ever had. Even with the occasional miss step in service, the food impresses. Have the delicious hummus, enjoyed with the Topos sampler, and definitely get the lamb in pastry dough. You can't go wrong here,...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Israeli food in the city. The portions are big. The service is great. Watch what you order because you get more then you expect.

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't get a reservation, but I saw on a couple of foodie message boards that if you arrive right after they open you can snag a seat at the bar, where they serve the full menu. We arrive about fifteen minutes after opening and...More

Thank Alice H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They take the time to make sure you feel special while you're there. Food was delish. The duck hearts, literal duck hearts, were like buttah. If you like dill, you'll love it. If you're not in to dill... don't bother with a reservation. I'm not...More

Thank maddypho
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21 September 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Ample street parking, or parking garage next to Sheraton.
17 August 2017|
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Response from pearlmiriam | Reviewed this property |
every restaurant lets you take a "Doggy Bag"
15 April 2017|
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Response from Zahav R | Property representative |
Hi Nancy, Sorry about the delay on this. Our rice is gluten free. We encounter multiple allergies every day and gluten free is one of the most common. We take allergies and dietary restrictions very seriously and offer a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
    (Dock Street at Walnut (Between 2nd & 3rd))
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-8800
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